Homesick for the Road

Homesick for the Road

by Tab Benoit
     
 

Homesick for the Road provides a showcase for three fine blues singer/guitarists. The recording is clean and crisp, as is typical of the Telarc label, and the music cooks from start to finish. This disc provides an excellent introduction to each performer, with ample opportunities for each to shine. Debbie Davies brings to mind See more details below

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Homesick for the Road provides a showcase for three fine blues singer/guitarists. The recording is clean and crisp, as is typical of the Telarc label, and the music cooks from start to finish. This disc provides an excellent introduction to each performer, with ample opportunities for each to shine. Debbie Davies brings to mind Bonnie Raitt, with her appealing vocal timbre and bluesy delivery. The youthful Benoit sings with an authority beyond his 31 years, making Screamin' Jay Hawkins' classic "I Put a Spell on You" his own. Kenny Neal has the scruffy, soulful delivery of a man who knows what the blues are all about. His "I've Been Mistreated" sounds like a late '60s slice of Muscle Shoals soul. All three of the co-leaders are excellent guitarists, and the band is solid and tight. Homesick for the Road rolls down the car window for an enticing look at three relatively young performers carrying the blues torch into the future.

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Product Details

Release Date:
03/23/1999
Label:
Telarc
UPC:
0089408345425
catalogNumber:
83454
Rank:
58375

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Tab Benoit   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Vocals
Kenny Neal   Guitar,Harmonica,Electric Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Raful Neal   Harmonica,Vocals
Bruce Katz   Organ
Debbie Davies   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Rod Carey   Bass
Per Hanson   Drums

Technical Credits

Thomas Cavalier   Mastering
Robert Woods   Executive Producer
Steve Drown   Engineer
Anilda Carrasquillo   Artwork,Art Direction
Randy Labbe   Producer
Scott Jordan   Liner Notes

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